Tag Archives : Jodar

El Dorado Passport 2012 Fun and Fabulous!

Now that some time has passed, I am able to reflect on this year’s El Dorado Winery Association’s Passport 2012 with a bit more objectivity. It was fun and fabulous! My partner and I have been venturing to El Dorado County for Passport events since 2006.    Our first introduction to the region was a […]

White wine and beef

Three Wineries to Carry Pour Me Another

I am happy to say that Pour Me Another: An Opinionated Guide to Gold Country Wines will be available for purchase in three Gold Country wineries! In El Dorado County, Jodar Vineyards and Winery will be carrying my book.  In Amador County, both Sera Fina Cellars and Amador Cellars will be selling my book.  All […]

In Defense of Plonk

Having lived for a while in London, I heard and started using the word “plonk”, which is generally considered a pejorative term meaning “cheap wine”, usually not very good.  It is also true that it was often used in conversation to simply mean “table wine” or “vin ordinaire” which is the way I and my […]